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Woburn Masonic Care
Rest Home Care
63 Wai-iti Crescent
Lower Hutt 5010
Postal Address
63 Wai-Iti Crescent
Lower Hutt 5010
Hutt Valley
04 5696839
04 5698010
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Fiona McKay - 04 569 8512
The Masonic Villages Trust
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Woburn Masonic Care Home shares the Trust's mission of "Great Care" and our Vision to be the prefered choice for residents,families and staff.
Our Values are
Benevolence-kindness and consideration to everyone.
Charitable-We do things for people without expecting return
Respect-We are understanding and non-judgmental and have respect for our environment and community.
Excellence-We deliver the very best in everything we do.
We continually strive for improvement.
Integrity- We always operate with honesty and ethically.
Our staff strive daily to achieve this.
Service/Facility Details
Service/Facility Details
Contract with DHBYes
ORA Applies No
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Type Hours Per Week Status Details
Registered Nurse Yes We have a very dedicated Registered Nursing team, who share a passion for aged care. Two RN's are on duty from 7-3pm and two from 3-11pm. One RN from 11pm till 7am. The Clinical Manager and Facility Manager are also RN's who provide on call 24/7.
Enrolled Nurse No We currently do not have any enrolled nurses on site.
Healthcare Assistants/Caregivers No Our great team of caregivers support the residents and RN's to see that "Great Care" is provided to a very high standard. All care staff are trained in aged care and we encourage our staff to obtain their NZQA Health and Wellbeing levels.
Physiotherapist Yes Weekly as required and requested by the RN team.
Occupational Therapist Yes As required.
Social Worker (on site) No We use the DHB social worker team as needed.
Diversional Therapist No One full time accredited diversional therapist is on staff and they are supported by a part time staff member.
Activities Co-ordinator Yes Two staff work part as above cover a programme from Monday to Saturday.
Hairdresser Yes Visits 3 days per week. Barber visits monthly
Podiatrist Yes Visits monthly or as required by referral from the Registered Nurses.
Dietitian Yes As required via the Local DHB
Accredited Visitors Yes As required and requested by the teams or residents.
Kaumatua Yes As required or requested by residents and families
Chaplain/Spiritual Advisor Yes We have on site chapel services in our lovely chapel and cater for differing beliefs.
Other Personnel Yes Independent Advocate who visits weekly , The facility GP visits twice a week and provides on-call support.
Updated: 16 Apr 2018
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise
Specialities or Areas of Expertise Status Details
Oxygen Management Yes
Gastronomy/Nasogastric Management Yes
End of Life/Palliative Care Yes Woburn Masonic Care provides palliative care for any of our residents who require it.We work closely with the Te Omanga hospice.
Wound Care Yes
Diabetic Care Yes
Continence Advice Yes
Stomal Therapy Yes
Infection Control Yes
Clinical Management Yes
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay
Respite, Carer Support or other Short Stay Status Details
Respite No is only available in the event we have an empty bed for a short time.
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Feature Status Details
May Bring Own Furniture Yes All furniture provided but small items may be brought in eg. an armchair, television
Single Rooms Yes All rooms single
Rooms suitable for a couple Yes By negotiation we can sometimes accomodate a couple in one room.
Ensuite Yes Toilet and Handbasin
Alcohol Permitted Yes Happy hour every Friday afternoon is part of recreation programme.Individual requirements can be met at the residents own cost.
Pets In Residence No However we have regular visits from Canine friends.
Negotiate To Bring Own Pet Yes Own pets may be brought in to visit but all dogs must be on a lead.Birds or fish by negotiation.
Phone Access In Own Room Yes Phone connection in each room to allow residents to have own private phone at own expense and shared communal phones for those who do not need their own
Resident can adjust heating in own room Yes Individual controls on each radiator
Lounges/seating areas Yes Several communal lounge areas for relaxation and shared activities.
Provide End of Life/Palliative Care Yes
Outings Yes 10 seater coach for regular coach outings.
Whanau Room Yes Small private room provided
Residents Committee Yes Resident's meetings are held each school holidays.
Family Committee No Family meetings are held twice a year instead of sending satisfaction surveys.we welcome family feedback at any time.
Newsletter Yes Periodic newsletters for residents and family are posted.Any items and suggestions for the newsletter are welcome.
Policy for management of challenging behaviour Yes A policy is in place and we pride ourselves on being a restraint free facility.
Confused Residents Yes Many of our residents have some level of confusion however we do not provide a secure dementia unit.we are unable to accommodate people who may wander away as we have many external doors.
Smokers Room Yes Room provided for residents who smoke
Smoking Permitted Yes Visitors may only smoke outside in the designated area.
Semi-Secure Yes All exterior doors are alarmed after normal working hours and a security firm provides regular surveillance.
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Special Features
Special Features
In house chapel and Library.

Flat easy access site with pleasant surroundings and gardens.

Recreation programme tailored to individual needs for rest home and hospital residents - Run Monday - Saturday.

Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Two Recreation staff on site providing extensive programme from Monday through to Saturday. This includes Art, Advocate, BBQ, Big print books, Bingo, Blind Foundation, Board games, Bowls, Breakfast in bed, Canine friends, Cards, Chapel, Children, Church, Classical Music, Computer Experience,Concerts, Craft, Dancing, Email, Entertainers, Entertainment, Exercises, Fax, Games, Garden, Happy Hour, Housie, Indoor Games, Internet, Jigsaw, Library, Massage, Men, Minibus, Movies, Music, Newspaper reading, Outings, Parkinson's Society, Parties, Pastoral Care, Pianist, Quizzes, Reading, Roses, Sing-a-longs, Singing, Videos Individual as well as group activities are catered for.

Each resident or their family are asked to complete an activity assessment on admission to help us develop and activity plan to suit each individual.

Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Additional Information
Additional Information
Topic Details
Details about Meals All meals cooked on a 6 weekly rotating menu. A summer and winter menu are included.Theme days are held periodically for example St Patrick's day,Valentines day.Families are welcome to purchase meals. Residents are offered a selection of meal options and home baking. Individual needs are assessed and catered for.
Associated Complexes The Masonic Villages Trust has retirement villages in Horowhenua, Wairarapa,Palmesrston north and Foxton providing rest home ,hospital and retirement housing options
What's included in your fees and what's not Hairdresser, glasses, dentures, telephone, specialist fees,non pharmac funded medications.Occasionally larger rooms are available for resthome care which have an additional daily fee, Please contact manager for further details
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Language Status Details
Cook Island Maori Yes
English Yes
Fijian Yes
Fijian Indian Yes
Interpreter Yes Interpreters are available on request.
Samoan Yes
Tongan Yes
Updated: 1 Nov 2012
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Anglican Yes
Baptist Yes
Brethren Yes
Inter denominational Yes
Methodist Yes
Presbyterian Yes
Roman Catholic Yes The Catholic church provide comminion weekly.
Salvation Army Yes
(Other comments) Yes Weekly services are held in our chapel on a rotation basis by local churches. We attempt to assist residents to meet their spiritual and cultural needs. No Masonic conections are required for consideraton for admission
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.30 Km Taxi vouchers are available on request. Bus stop is now on Woburn Road.
Shops 1.50 Km Small shop provided on site.
Mall 1.50 Km Close to Queensgate Mall, Lower Hutt
Parks 0.50 Km Close to Riddiford Park and Hutt Recreation
Library 1.00 Km Library with extensive range of large print books on site.
Updated: 7 Jun 2017
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership
Credentials & Membership RC Status Details
CareerForce Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Core Competencies) Yes
National Certificate in Community Support Services (Residential) Yes
National Certificate in Diversional Therapy Yes
National Certificate in Support of the Older Person (not available after Dec 2010) Yes
New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Yes
Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available. Yes
Village Registration not Required Yes
CareerForce New Zealand Aged Care Association (NZACA) Rest Home MOH Audit Report Available.
Updated: 7 Jun 2017

The Ministry of Health conducts regular audits of Residential Care Facilities. They can be found HERE.